POLLS: Tough Spot

Political dopesters last week rated the Presidential election virtually a 50-50 bet.

Most pollsters still found Roosevelt ahead but with Willkie coming up, with still a chance of winning if the trend continued.

> George Gallup (Institute of Public Opinion) last week found a ½% increase in Willkie's popular vote (to 45.5%), an increase of four in electoral votes (to 121), 7% of the voters still undecided. But ten key Roosevelt States were well within the poll's 4% margin of error, and the trend to Willkie had not been stopped. Preparing for the worst,...

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